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Effective Use Of Visual Aids

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Presentation given to Facilitation Skills class Oct 8, 2008

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Effective Use Of Visual Aids

  1. 1. Effective Use of Visual Aids Steve Boese October 8, 2008
  2. 2. Give them something to remember
  3. 4. 92%
  4. 5. I can read these words twice as fast as you can say them
  5. 6. 250 wpm
  6. 7. 125 wpm (even Hilary)
  7. 8. Simplicity
  8. 9. Limit bullet points and text <ul><li>Companies need to develop better collaboration tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workforce can be spread all over the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of contractors and outsourcing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increase of Generation Y and millennials in the workforce </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very comfortable with new technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expect access to colleagues and knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook and mySpace phenomenon </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Collaboration
  10. 11. Collaboration
  11. 12. Collaboration Looks a little like an iPod – no?
  12. 13. Globalization
  13. 14. London Paris New York
  14. 15. Generation Y 70 million
  15. 16. Social Networking
  16. 17. Animation
  17. 18. Objects Appearing Like Magic From nowhere HELP!!!!!!!
  18. 19. surpass grow outweigh grow/ shrink effect Facebook growth
  19. 20. Images
  20. 21. Clip Art is not your friend
  21. 22. Use a picture
  22. 23. Charts
  23. 25. Facebook growth
  24. 26. Women in the Labor force <ul><li>Women comprised 46% of the total U.S. labor force and are projected to account for 47% of the labor force in 2016. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.dol.gov/wb/stats/main.htm </li></ul></ul>
  25. 27. http://www.dol.gov/wb/stats/main.htm
  26. 28. 46%
  27. 29. Color
  28. 30. Color
  29. 31. Choose colors and background carefully <ul><li>If you choose the wrong colors and backgrounds then </li></ul><ul><li>You could make the information difficult to read </li></ul><ul><li>You could confuse the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Making the text impossible to read </li></ul><ul><li>And be painful to the eyes </li></ul><ul><li>Bad color choices can cause unexpected side effects </li></ul>
  30. 32. <ul><li>Some of these are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upset stomach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Itching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cramps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased heart rate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience tuning out </li></ul></ul>Choose colors and background carefully
  31. 33. White text on a black background works the best Q- Who am I?
  32. 34. A - Casey Stengel He also managed the Mets
  33. 35. Fonts
  34. 36. Times New Roman Lazy, uninspired, accepts the default value Courier Organized, meticulous, detail minded GiGi Creative, adventurous, risk taker
  35. 37. Serif Times New Roman Bodoni Rockwell
  36. 38. Sans Serif Arial Gill Sans Lucida This presentation uses ?
  37. 41. Multimedia
  38. 42. Martin Luther King Dream Speech <ul><li>MLK had several dreams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nation to rise up to live out creed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All men created equal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sons of former slaves and former slave owners could sit down </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>At the table of Brotherhood </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transformation of Mississippi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>From heat of injustice to oasis of freedom </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Judgment of children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not by color of their skin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By content of their character </li></ul></ul></ul>
  39. 43. August 28, 1963
  40. 44. In Summary
  41. 46. Recommended Available in RIT Library – cool!!

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